Rob Lesperance, owner and manager started Maitland Tire Co. in 1995. Rob is past president of the Rotary Club of Maitland and has been chairman of the Maitland Rotary Art Festival since 2000. He served on the City of Maitland Board of Zoning Adjustments and was a deacon of his church. Rob grew up in this area and is a graduate of the University of Florida, Winter Park High School and Maitland Junior High. Rob is a member of the pioneer Hill family of Maitland. Rob loves boating and has a 1958 Century Resorter mahogany ski boat, the Mistress. He has been working in the automotive industry since 1987.
Ronald Gatto, service manager, joined us in 2012. Ron is from Brooklyn, NY. He studied mathematics at Brooklyn College. Ron is an ASE Master Technician, served as service manager for a Saturn dealership then went on to become Technical Training Instructor for Subaru Distributors Corp. Ron has been working in our industry since 1986. He is an urbanite. Ron lives near downtown Orlando and drives a Fiat 500.
Jonathan White, assistant manager, joined Maitland Tire in 2007 after graduating from Lincoln Automotive Technical Institute. Jonathan grew up in Dommerich graduating from Winter Park High School and Maitland Middle School. He is an Eagle Scout. Jonathan's current projects are a 1968 Toyota Land Cruiser and Pininfarina Spyder.
James Ayala, ASE Master Technician, joined Maitland Tire in 2007. James has been working in the automotive industry in our area for over 20 years. With formal training at Milwaukee Technical College and practical experience at dealerships and local shops, James is very good at solving difficult problems and will keep your vehicle in top condition.